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Alex Watt


Since 1995 which was before the name Crosslinks was adopted, I have been part of the enmeshed fabric of Crosslinks.  From a meagre budget of $189,000 and 30 participants with a premises at 24 Central Road in Kalamunda, Crosslinks opened its doors in May 1996 and was formally launched on 8 October 1996.   If not for committed Board members and in particular foundation members Doug Carpenter OAM (dec), Norma Josephs, Jan Whittome and Paul Rajan I don’t think we would have seen Crosslinks advance as it has over the last 24 years.  Together with our CEO Denise Michelsen who commenced in 1997 I have witnessed the Crosslinks journey and how it has benefited from committed, dedicated and caring leadership.

My current involvement is as Treasurer and in the past have held other roles including as Chair. Like many other board members both current and past, at one time I was an employee of the Disability Services Commission. Since then I have worked in various roles for the State Government. My current position is as an Executive Director with the State Government and I am a fellow of the Australian Society of CPA’s as well as being a Chartered Accountant .  I have remained on the Board of Crosslinks because I still feel that I can make a difference by offering guidance, opinion and support to address and meet the challenges that now occur because of the fundamental change in the sector through the NDIS

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